Laredo still offering monoclonal antibody treatment therapy

Published: Jul. 4, 2022 at 4:22 PM CDT
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LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - A program that provides at-home treatment to those infected with the coronavirus is still available to the public.

The Laredo Fire Department is encouraging people who have tested positive to seek monoclonal antibody treatment therapy.

Fire department spokesperson Ricardo Oliva says the treatment is free for patients.

Oliva says all they have to do is provide a positive PCR test but they need to have a referral from their physician whether I’d be a nurse practitioner, physician’s assistant or a doctor.”

If you do not have a physician to refer you for treatment, you’re encouraged to contact the state directly.

For more information, you can call 1-800-742-5990 or click here.

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